on stage | Ray Kurzweil talks at the Nobel Prize events

Keynote and panels for the Nobel Week Dialog.

feature | Ray Kurzweil fondly remembers his mentor Marvin Minksy PhD

A fond memorial of Marvin Minsky, PhD by Ray Kurzweil.

featured | An interview on the end of work w. Ray Kurzweil on Radio Open Source

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featured | Creative science fiction themes from television show Fringe

Series on Popular Mechanics magazine explores where fiction meets fact.

legacy clip | Popular rock star Jon Carin w. his Kurzweil Music synthesizers

Grammy Award winning musician demos state of the art keyboards.

legacy | The Age of Intelligent Machines short film and book

Created for a pioneering museum exhibit.

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in print | Rolling Stone: When man + machine merge

Ray Kurzweil and the coming tech rapture.

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Superintelligence vs. superstupidity

Cars, grids, phones, robots … should we regulate the emerging superintelligence?

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Superintelligence: fears, promises, and potentials

Reflections on Bostrom’s Superintelligence, Yudkowsky’s From AI to Zombies, and Weaver and Veitas’s Open-Ended Intelligence

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Why we can trust scientists with the power of new gene-editing technology

Gene editing allows us to eliminate any misspellings, introduce beneficial natural variants, or perhaps cut out or insert new genes (credit: Libertas Academica/Flickr, CC BY-SA)

Why we really should ban autonomous weapons: a response

By Stuart Russell, Max Tegmark & Toby Walsh

President Richard Nixon (seen here during his historical meeting with Chinese leader Mao Zedong) argued that a ban on biological weapons would strengthen U.S. national security (credit: White House Photo Office)

The proposed ban on offensive autonomous weapons is unrealistic and dangerous

So says former U.S. Army officer and autonomous weapons expert Sam Wallace

Future autonomous drones as portrayed in “Call of Duty Black Ops 2” (credit: Activision Publishing)

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